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Pyroclast Mine

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Pyroclast MineMine, Spell, Projectile, Fire, AoE, Aura, Nova
Radius: 30
Mana Reserved: (4-6)
Cast Time: 0.18 sec
Critical Strike Chance: 5.50%
Effectiveness of Added Damage: 80%
Requires Level 28Throws a mine that deals damage in an area when detonated, then launches fiery projectiles that rain down around it, each dealing damage in a smaller area.Per 1% Quality:12341% increased Area of Effect5% increased Burning Damage
1% chance to Ignite enemies
1% increased effect of Aura2% increased Damage if firing at least 7 Projectiles
Deals (26-240) to (39-361) Fire Damage
Mine lasts 5 seconds
Base Mine Detonation Time is 0.35 seconds
Each Mine Adds (1-12) to (2-18) Fire Damage to Hits against Enemies near it, up
to a maximum of (64-601) to (96-901)
Fires 2 additional Projectiles
Fires an additional Projectile for every 4 prior Mines in Detonation Sequence
Place into an item socket of the right colour to gain this skill. Right click to remove from a socket.
Pyroclast Mine skill icon.pngPyroclast Mine inventory icon.png
Level: 28
Purchase Costs
Normal1x Orb of Chance
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Item class: Active Skill Gems
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Gems/SkillGemFireNovaMine

Pyroclast Mine throws a mine that when detonated fires multiple mortar projectiles that deal fire damage where they land, launching more projectiles with more consecutive mines detonated. The mines have an aura which grants added fire damage with hits against enemies in the aura.

Gem level progression

Fire Damage
per Mine
Fire Damage
max stack
Exp.Total Exp.
1282942426 to 39N/AN/A00
2313246431 to 46N/AN/A199,345199,345
3343550437 to 55N/AN/A285,815485,160
4373754444 to 66N/AN/A401,344886,504
5404058452 to 78N/AN/A554,3791,440,883
6424260458 to 87N/AN/A477,4371,918,320
7444463564 to 97N/AN/A583,7862,502,106
8464666572 to 108N/AN/A710,3593,212,465
9484868580 to 120N/AN/A1,355,5114,567,976
10504971589 to 133N/AN/A1,138,8775,706,853
11525174598 to 147N/AN/A1,368,2337,075,086
125453765109 to 163N/AN/A1,638,3388,713,424
135655795121 to 181N/AN/A1,956,64810,670,072
145857825133 to 200N/AN/A3,655,18414,325,256
156059845147 to 221N/AN/A3,017,32717,342,583
166260875163 to 244N/AN/A7,759,99525,102,578
176462906180 to 270N/AN/A15,138,19340,240,771
186664926198 to 297N/AN/A26,083,82566,324,596
196866956218 to 327N/AN/A62,620,247128,944,843
207068986240 to 361N/AN/A211,708,088340,652,931
2172701006265 to 397N/AN/AN/AN/A
2274N/AN/A6291 to 436N/AN/AN/AN/A
2376N/AN/A6320 to 480N/AN/AN/AN/A
2478N/AN/A6351 to 527N/AN/AN/AN/A
2580N/AN/A6386 to 579N/AN/AN/AN/A
2682N/AN/A6423 to 635N/AN/AN/AN/A
2784N/AN/A6464 to 696N/AN/AN/AN/A
2886N/AN/A7509 to 764N/AN/AN/AN/A
2988N/AN/A7558 to 837N/AN/AN/AN/A
3090N/AN/A7611 to 917N/AN/AN/AN/A
3191N/AN/A7639 to 959N/AN/AN/AN/A
3292N/AN/A7669 to 1004N/AN/AN/AN/A
3393N/AN/A7700 to 1050N/AN/AN/AN/A
3494N/AN/A7732 to 1099N/AN/AN/AN/A
3595N/AN/A7766 to 1149N/AN/AN/AN/A
3696N/AN/A7801 to 1202N/AN/AN/AN/A
3797N/AN/A7838 to 1257N/AN/AN/AN/A
3898N/AN/A7877 to 1315N/AN/AN/AN/A
3999N/AN/A7917 to 1375N/AN/AN/AN/A
40100N/AN/A7959 to 1438N/AN/AN/AN/A

Item acquisition

Upgrade paths

This item can be acquired through the following upgrade paths or vendor recipes:

6The FoxThe Fox6Level 20 Gem"Masters of wit, strength and cunning. To survive the harsh winters, you must be like the fox."
- Ezomyte Proverb
random level 20 gemAutomatic
13The CataclysmThe Cataclysm13Level 21 Spell Gem
The mighty warriors traded in blows, the nimble archers in arrows, yet it was the brazen thaumaturgists who would bring catastrophe to all.
random corrupted level 21 Spell gemAutomatic
3Gemcutter's PromiseGemcutter's Promise3Superior Gem
Quality: +20%
"I swore to use my position to help the people. What good is power when it just accumulates on the already-powerful?" - Erasmus, Imperial Gemcutter
random superior gem (Q20)Automatic

Related helmet enchantments

The following helmet enchantments affect Pyroclast Mine.

NameFor generated item/monster modifiers the minimum item/monster level respectively. Some generation types may not require this condition to be met, however item level restrictions may be raised to 80% of this value.StatsSpawn Weighting
Enchantment Pyroclast Mine Damage 166Pyroclast Mine deals 25% increased Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Pyroclast Mine Damage 275Pyroclast Mine deals 40% increased Damagehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Pyroclast Mine Additional Projectiles 175Pyroclast Mine fires an additional Projectilehelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Pyroclast Mine Throwing Speed 166Pyroclast Mine has 10% increased Throwing Speedhelmet 100
default 0
Enchantment Pyroclast Mine Throwing Speed 275Pyroclast Mine has 15% increased Throwing Speedhelmet 100
default 0

Legacy enchantments

The following enchantments can only be found on legacy items in permanent leagues:

Enchantment Pyroclast Mine Damage 2Eternal LabyrinthPyroclast Mine deals 40% increased Damage
Enchantment Pyroclast Mine Damage 1Merciless LabyrinthPyroclast Mine deals 25% increased Damage
Enchantment Pyroclast Mine Throwing Speed 1Merciless LabyrinthPyroclast Mine has 10% increased Throwing Speed
Enchantment Pyroclast Mine Throwing Speed 2Eternal LabyrinthPyroclast Mine has 15% increased Throwing Speed
Enchantment Pyroclast Mine Additional Projectiles 1Merciless LabyrinthPyroclast Mine fires an additional Projectile
Enchantment Pyroclast Mine Additional Projectiles 2Eternal LabyrinthPyroclast Mine fires 2 additional Projectiles
EnchantmentMortarBarrageMineNumProjectiles1Merciless LabyrinthPyroclast Mine fires an additional Projectile

Alternate skill effects

Pyroclast Mine has the following alternate skill effects:

Void Emperor Pyroclast Mine EffectVoid Emperor Pyroclast Mine EffectSkill Gem EffectReplaces your Pyroclast Mine with the Void Emperor version.Replaces your Pyroclast Mine with the Void Emperor version.

Version history

Version Changes
  • Now fires an additional projectile for every 4 prior mines in detonation sequence (previously fired an additional projectile per 2 mine detonations).
  • Now has a base cast time of 0.18 seconds (from 0.25).
  • You can no longer obtain the +2 projectiles to Pyroclast Mine helmet enchantment. The +1 variant now exclusively comes from the Eternal Labyrinth.
  • Fire Nova Mine (now named Pyroclast Mine)
  • Has been completely reworked, and is now a blue gem with minimum level 28.
  • Deals 26 to 39 Fire Damage at gem level 1, up to 240 to 361 at gem level 20.
  • Base mine detonation time is 0.35 seconds.
  • Fire 2 additional projectiles at all gem levels.
  • Fires an additional projectile for every 2 prior Mines in Detonation Sequence.
  • Each mine applies 1 to 2 fire damage to hits against enemies near it, up to a maximum of 64 to 96 at gem level 1.
  • By gem level 20, each mine applies 12 to 18 fire damage, up to a maximum of 601 to 901.
  • Mana Cost at gem level 1 is now 7 (was 12).
  • Mana Cost at gem level 20 is now 20 (was 36).
  • Now has an added damage effectiveness of 40% (from 30%).
  • Base damage increased by 25% at all gem levels.
  • Damage effectiveness increased from 20% to 30%.
  • Introduced to the game.